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CBS
Nov 22, 2009 11:00am EST
is the united states refining its anti-piracy strategy. the coast guard is bringing apprehended pirates to justice. how to fend off attacks. commander shannon gilrees, chief of prevention log group. commander, welcome to the show. >> thank you, sir. >> so how is the united states refining its anti-piracy campaign. >> we'll continue to adapt to what the pirates are throwing at us as far as their techniques. we are working with the maritime industry to try to answer their questions about how we can help them address the problems in the region. we're also working with interagency -- agency by that i mean the department of defense, department of state, the maritime administration, other agencies -- >> the justice department as well? >> the justice department as well. we're working to refine that policy to adapt the policies the pirates are using. >> prosecuting captured pirates has been a challenge. you can't drop them off in somalia for trial, for example. what is going on in that front in terms of cooperation the united states is striking with other country in the region to bring these gu
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 11:30am EST
that the future of the united states and asia is inextricably linked. >> president obama is in asia threw next week with stops in tokyo, singapore, shanghai, beijing. so who get as the lion's share of obama's time? china. three days out of nine replicating what happened recently at the u.n. where the president of china and president obama were closeted for 90 minutes. this time allocation speaks for itself. and if there is any doubt remaining, obama's description of the u.s./chinese relationship clears it up. >> the relationship between the united states and china will shape the 21st century, which makes it as important bilateral relationship in the world. >> question. what must president obama accomplish in china this coming week? pat? >> he'll have to rebalance the trade relationship between the united states and china. the last ten years, the chinese have had a $2 trillion surplus. we've experted to them jobs, factories, money, technology, and that's one of the reasons why we've got this financial crisis and the dollar's in such trouble. what he's got to do is convince the chinese that this
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 11:30am EST
, john, because i don't think it will get through the united states senate. there's a reason for that, john. al gore's moment has come and gone. the truth is, they are changing the nile to climate change rather than global warming for a reason. for ten years, the earth has been cooling. 1998 or so was the hottest year. the polar bear population is doing fine. antarctica is growing, the ice cap is growing. the arctic ice cap has stopped shrinking. you look around the united states, you are having record cold trends. you have this tremendous real problem in the american economy as opposed toed mythical problem of global warming. for these reasons, john, i think it's not going to get through the senate. i think, as i say, al gore's moment has passed. this whole thing was a bit of a hoax designed to transfer power from individuals and wealth to governments and from governments to transnational, international corporations, global institutions. that time has come, and it has gone. >> eleanor? >> that was both a minority view and paranormic view that it's all a conspiracy to transfer power.
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 5:00pm EST
family. >> fred, fred, fred. she ran for vice president of the united states last year, she is running for president next time. let me ask you, fred, if you had to choose between sheer confidence and ability to be the next president, mitt romney, or sarah palin? who is more competent to be the next president, the next republican nominee for president? >> oh, come on, you know i'm not going to answer. i think we've got four or five -- four or five -- >> you said she is not even running. but fred, i caught you. i caught you. he said she is not even running. you -- i caught you right there. your hesitancy. you said she is not a candidate. >> you said who is more qualified. who is more qualified. >> what you've got to understand, it's better to lose with goldwater than to win with rockefeller. when the pendulum comes your way, you want the people you believe in who are going to do the things you went into politics to get done to be there, not just to be in power and say we've got an honor by our name in the white house. >> here is a question for you, fred, and you have been in the campaign
FOX
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
on tropical storm ida. 50-mile per hour winds and heavy rain across much of the southeastern united states which has led to flooding in some areas particularly across portions of alabama. that is where the heaviest rain is right now. center of the storm has not yet made landfall but much of the rain and wind on the northern portion of that storm certainly has made landfall. right now, we are dealing with mild temperatures. 53degrees in the district. relative humidity, 89%. the winds are calm. parametric pressure on the rise, 0.27. here ia look at the satellite- radar. hook how cloudy it is across our region. much different from yesterday, the day before where we saw a good amount of sunshine. today, it will be mostly clouds. can't rule out a ray of sun here or there but a lot of clouds around for today and those clouds could eventually produce some moisture for us. here is your forecast for today though. we'll see a mild day. not as warm as it was yesterday. highs in the low to mid-60s. cloudy skies. maybe a sprinkle here or there butt best hance of rain rase lili tonight into tomorrow. mo
CBS
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
a town hall meeting with chinese students. he pointed out the united states and china admit huge amounts of green house gases. >> unless both of our countries are willing to take critical steps in dealing with this issue, we will not be able to resolve it. >> reporter: the president also told the students he's a big supporter of noncensorship. china employs some of the tighter controls over what its citizens can access on the internet. >>> the governor of illinois is trying to sell a nearly empty prison. federal officials are scheduled to inspect the thompson correctional center. the illinois governor says the site is under consideration along with two others in colorado and montana. >>> five after the hour. time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning and jessica doyle is here with a preview of the day on wall street. a good end in last week. >> very nice. we hope another wave of buying takes us higher this week. the dow rose 2 1/2% last week boosting the gain nurse the year to 17%. the dow is at 10270. after another rally pushed them up by 73 points on friday. the nasdaq add
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
stronger and more capable of action and turn it into a strong partner for united states. we can build a strong partnership on this basis. first with russia, china and india. for ladies and gentlemen, the world we live in today is both freer and more integrated than ever before. the fall of the berlin wall, the technological revolution and information and communication technology and the rise of china, india and other countries and dynamic economies, all of this has changed the world of the 21st century into something completely different from what we knew in the 20th century, and this is a good thing, for freedom is the very essence of our economy and our society. . man ca e he's free. but what is also clear is that freedom does not stand alone. it is freedom in responsibility and freedom to show and shoulder responsibility. for this the world needs an underlying order. but the near collapse. but the near collapse. financial market has shown when is none, when there is no underpinning order. there is -- if there is one lesson the world has learned from the financial crisis of last yea
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 7:00pm EST
an attacker and i wanted to do strategic damage to the united states, i would either take the cold of winter or the heat of summer. i probably would sack electric power on the u.s. east cost, maybe the west coast, and attempt to cause a cascading effect. all of those things are in the art of the possible from a sophisticated attacker. >> kroft: do you believe our adversaries have the capability of bringing down a power grid? >> mcconnell: i do. >> kroft: is the u.s. prepared for such an attack? >> mcconnell: no, the united states is not prepared for such an attack. >> president barack obama: it is now clear this cyber threat is one the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation. >> kroft: four months after taking office, president obama made those concerns part of our national defense policy, declaring the country's digital infrastructure a strategic asset and confirming that cyber warfare had moved beyond theory. >> president obama: we know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire citie
CNBC
Nov 24, 2009 2:00pm EST
impressive. this is an investment by the united states congress and government and actually when president obama was in the senate he was part of the group who voted to put money into a new manufacturing facility here in the united states, and now we're here with novartis and, you know, cutting the ribbon on a facility that in the future can produce 150 million doses of vaccine in six months' time. i wish we had it open today. >> is this a template for other public/private partnerships in the flu vaccine field? >> one of the things i've learned is the united states is way ahead of any nation on earth. >> way ahead? >> way ahead. understanding we have to create a market, we have to invest in what's happening in the future. again in 2005 congress said we need more manufacturing capacity in the united states. they didn't wait until we were in the middle of a pandemic, approximate we' so we've been anticipating the need. bringing manufacturing of the flu vaccine back in the united states and using 21st century technology is really exciting. >> how will you see to it that the food and drug admi
PBS
Nov 23, 2009 7:00pm EST
does this all of this mean for the united states? for sure, we benefit from a more and better educated population overseas. but we also face some risks. because as everybody else invests in higher education, the united states will no longer be the obvious choice for the worlds talent; both students and faculty. i've seen this happen in our own searches for young faculty, lured away by attractive offers from foreign universities. the competition is not exactly fierce today, but if we continue to lose talent, how can we maintain the best universities for your kids and mine? and how can we maintain our edge in innovation and economic competitiveness? let's start by recognizing that the world is different. i'm nada eissa. >> paul: recapping today's market action strong housing data help push stocks higher. the dow gained 132 points and the nasdaq added almost 30 points. to learn more about the stories in tonight's broadcast and to read econo-blogger terri cullen's take on the impact of plunging state revenues go to "nightly business report" on pbs.org. you can also email us at nbr@pbs.org.
ABC
Nov 23, 2009 11:35pm EST
of oklahoma is one of the most influential conservative voices in the united states senate and also a c street resident. marchton said on valentine's day the c street leadership and senator coburn helped him confronts senator ensign. >> tom really kind of takes the helm. >> reporter: so how angry is tom coburn at this point? >> oh, he's smoking. he's one upset man. and then john kind of breaks down a little bit. i don't know what to say. i made a mistake. i really screwed up. >> reporter: hampton provided us with this letter which he says the group of c street forced him to wright to sinsddy. i used you for my own pressure, he wrote. god never intendsed for us to do this. according to hampton, within hours, john ensign calls sinsddy. >> he is just lived. he made him write a letter, but it's not how i feel. doug has exposed me. as though somehow i'm the bad guy in this. >> reporter: so that weekend, you actually see john ensign. and what does he tell you about his feelings for your wife? >> he's in love with her. i know it's sad. i can't change it. i'm not going to apologize for how i feel. not
FOX
Nov 10, 2009 6:00pm EST
as long as we deal with this storm across the southeastern united states. you can see the heavy rain, the center of the circulation is down across the panhandle. the heavy rain up to the virginia area and south of richmond where we see the heavier stuff. light stuff here. we will likely see showers develop tonight but the best chances to the south. here is why. we have a huge area of high pressure to the north of us. this thing kicked in and it will block it which is why the system will be moving more to the east and heading out to the coast. but that system will help to funnel in the strong northeas wind and we will get what is called a tight pressure gradient developing and we will be in the middle of that, no doubt about that. our area of low pressure will make it to the carolinas. as it develops, the heist yeast rain will be down there, stormy for the carolinas, maybe upwards of 8 inches of rain in that area. we will have the showers. here is how much we think we will talk about with the bull's- eye being here in the yellow. that's eastern sections of carolina, 7, 8 inches out of
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 7:00am EST
. the more mile air in place across the estern united states. we have been showing you the maps where we shown you breamington and rochester, temperatures in the 20s and 30s. our temperatures near or above normal. the forecast for today looks like this increasing clouds, seasonal temperatures, 58 degrees for your high. for tonight here is what we are looking at, -- tonight, 48 degrees is what we are looking at with some clouds. tomorrow more clouds build in. we have a hans of showers during the chance of showers during the course of the day. 39 tomorrow. saturday and sunday a chance of rain late in the day. that's a look at what is happening on the weather. let's get a update on traffic from julie. >>> here we go on the roads now. big delay ifs you are traveling eastbound along 66. the problem with the accident we had at 50 fair oaks activity pushed to the should i. slow out of centerville. delays from 123 towards the capitol beltway. southbound 270 of rockville on the slow side. it will be for a while. local lanes below speed as well. southbound 270, slow approaching passing 109. germa
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 11:00am EST
different thing. >> strategic question for the united states, which is, which is more important, the country with all of the oil, the country that was developing nuclear weapons or the country that just happened to host the senior leadership of al-qaeda on the day that 9/11 occurred? it seem as though we're putting a lot of effort into a place in the broader scheme of things shouldn't matter very much. >> the administration will say afghanistan doesn't matter but for the fact that it is next to pakistan, a country with nuclear weapons. it will have repercussions in a place you don't want repercussions. >> and money down the road, when they -- if we need to have them create their own security forces and their own sort of personal area of responsibility, we don't know whether they're going to have money to do that. they don't have economy to do that. doesn't look like there is a way for that to come. >> all right. guys, next we'll look at 2010 defense spending. you're watching this week in defense news. (voice 1) we've detected an anomaly... (voice 2) how bad is it? (voice 1) traffic's off the
ABC
Nov 25, 2009 6:30pm EST
pilgrims from 160 countries are here, including thousands from the united states. many have only their faith to protect them. as of this week, just 50 countries have the vaccine. the density of the pilgrims, the nature of the hajj rituals, the proximity in prayer, all provide what health officials say are the perfect conditions for spreading the h1n1 virus. what is the worst case scenario? our worst fear is that you will get a lot of cases, massive cases. >> reporter: for months, saudi officials have been working feverishly to contain the pandemic. each pilgrim is scanned. those who show flu-like symptoms are put in isolation for seven days. dozens of clinics are set up, stocked with the vaccine and tamiflu. motorcycle medical units reach severe cases quickly. the kingdom even brought in experts from the cdc in atlanta. >> there is no more stopping the spreading. what we do with a pandemic, whether it's the u.s., china or saudi arabia, hajj or olympics, is to reduce the burden. >> reporter: the pilgrims believe the only one who can control their fate is god. "it's all in the hand
FOX
Nov 5, 2009 5:00pm EST
at ford hood, the largest u.s. army post here in the united states. >> bob, you mentioned the graduation ceremony that was about to take place this afternoon. had families already begun arriving. were there more people on post than normal? >> reporter: we believe so. because of central standard time we believe the ceremony was supposed to start a half hour after the shooting. you have to believe there were a lot of people there on post. we expect the president to speak about this momentarily. let's go o the white house. president obama. >> everybody have a seat. let me first of all just thank ken and the entire department of the interior staff or organizing just an extraordinary conference. i want to thank my cabinet members and senior administration officials who participated today. i hear that doctor joe medicine pro was around. i want to give a shout out to that congressional medal of honor hero. good to see you. my understanding is that you had an extremely productive conference. i want to thank all of you for coming and your efforts. i want to give you my solemn guarantee. >> i want
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 11:30am EST
in the united states. this idea that perhaps, especially in the military, that there may be many muslim members who serve honorably, but there may be some who have been radicalized when they like at the afghanistan and iraq wars as an intrusion into muslim land and may act out. there were warning flags about this guy all over the place. yes, the islamic garb, had given away his koran before he did this. the american society at large ought not to lose track of this -- >> on this same vain, clarence, was a man arrested in colorado for an attack? >> i'm not familiar with that case but i have been following this long before 9/11. i did reporting on the arab- american community in chicago and detroit. what is remarkable, the good news, john,that this is a very loyal community. our arab-american community and muslim communities both have been much more integrated into our society than the europeans had. you can ask any security experts. you don't have the alien nation that has generated the madrids and london and conflicts up in scandinavia. this is an isolated case. i think it's important to point
CBS
Nov 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
and beat the rush. >> thanks. >>> the united states wants to cease a mosque and a school in rockville and land in prince william county claiming the properties are secretly controlled by the government of iran. gary nurenberg reports it's an effort to shut down that country's nuclear program. >> reporter: it is important to say that there are no allegations the mosque school or property are involved in any kind of terrorist activity. they are, however, owned by a foundation that the government alleges is secretly run by the iranian government in violation of united states law. the key is this 36 story office tower in manhattan which the government says is owned by an iranian foundation. it has generated over $38 million in rent. the allegation. >> this foundation sends money to iran and that money goes to help its nuclear program and to fund terrorism. >> reporter: the government also alleges the foundation has used proceeds to make more than a million dollars in improvement to the islamic education and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes on this property. the united states
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
challenges with these prisoners. why move them into the united states while we are still under the threat from radical jihadists? >> schieffer: i want to turn to the massacre at fort hood because you were one of those in congress who immediately began pressing the government for answers when they were giving out very little information. where do you think this thing stands now, congressman? are you satisfied with where it's going so far? >> no, i ti that the government has been too slow in giving us information. there hasn't been enough transparency for members of congress, for the press or for the american people. i think that we need to move very, very aggressively and do a full-scale investigation as to who knew what and where. you know, this alaki guy in yemen. he's been on our radar screen since 2001, 2002. my sources tell me we had evidence back in 2002 that would have enabled us to prosecute him. why didn't we prosecute him then? the other thing i want to know is people want to know who he's been talking to in the middle east. i want to know what alaki is talking to in the united s
CNBC
Nov 30, 2009 6:00am EST
: yeah. and what's interesting is -- as far as the united states is concerned, you know, the u.s. government's always supported dubai as an experiment because it is such a moderate place. you have iranians coming here -- and by the way there's a lot of iranian money here, which is interesting in light of the nuclear reactors. saudi arabians come here, it's this sort of mecca for people to come and let their hair down, take off their traditional garb if they want to, but you do have a lot of europeans too. is there need for a tourist hub here? you really can make the argument for yes. they always say there's 400 million people within a three-hour flight, 400 million wealthy people. there's billions within that distance from here that they think can really come and spend money. and there is something to be said for that. there is no sort of caribbean. there's an atlantis here. and you look at it across the water and you literally think that you're at the other atlantis. this is the caribbean maybe for the middle east and for europe. maybe it go way overbuilt, but you do still hav
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
of the united states. 54degrees. i tell you what, i saw the movie 201 yesterday. i'm just happy to see california on the map. here a look at the satellite- radar composite for the nation. there she is storminess in the midwest as you can sigh the low pressure system right there, the precipitation spinning around t that is very slowly making its way eastward. we've had clouds across the southeastern seaboard and into our region as well, some cloud cover. we'll see more clouds today than wave seen. sex is clear. part of the reason we've seen the temperature drop off so significantly there. here is the forecast for washington for today. not a bad day. increasing clouds, seasonal temperatures. 58degrees for your high. our normal high is 57 degrees. we're right there. for tonight, we'll see more clouds, a chance of some showers popping up overnight particularly out to the west. overnight low about 48 degrees. then for your five-day forecast, 59 tomorrow with showers and clouds. friday, saturday, look good. sunday, more cloud build in again and bring another chance of some rain showers in th
FOX
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
the students that the united states and china should not be adversaries but instead allies any mutually beneficial relationship j the united states insists we do not seek to contain china's rise. on the contrary, we welcome china as a strong and prosperous an successful member. the community of nations, a china that draws on the rights, strengths and creativity of vim chinese like you. >> the president said, quote, more is gained when great powers cooperate than when they collide. tomorrow, mr. obama heads to beijing to meet with the chinese president. >>> the obama administering has its eye on an illinois prisons for a possible on for terrorism suspects being moved from guantanamo bay. officials say the thompson correctional center, about 150 miles west of chicago, is just one of the options they are considering. the defense department would lease a portion to house fewer than 100 guantanamo detapeees. a white house official said security would be ong the tightest in the country but republican lawmakers question bridging suspected terrorists to u.s. soil while the country is still at w
FOX
Nov 17, 2009 5:00pm EST
change and prevent nuclear proliferation. because of our cooperation, both the united states and china are prosperous and secure. what is important is to respect and accommodate the core interests and major concerns. >> outstanding divisions remain between the countries on a variety of issues, including trade policy, iran and human rights. both leaders agreed to meet early next year. >>> mammogrs for women under 50 don't necessarily save lives. tell that to breast cancer survivors. the healthcare community is divided tonight. who should you believe? the latest on the breast cancer screening battle coming up next. >>> swine flu wants to blame for employees calling in sick left and right. if you came down with the virus, can you afford to stay home? congress is checking the -- taking the sick leave debate to the top. >>> and the money team is on the hunt for deals. mel? >>> if your holiday to do list is too long,. >> an interesting way for you to manage that stress. how about taking a vacation from the holiday and we'll show you how in the holiday survival guide. 
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
, there is an iident there. >>> new this morning, a stern warning from the united states as afghan president hamid karzai was sworn in for a second term. he will spend five more years in control of the war-torn country. he pledged afghan forces would take over security within that time. secretary of state hillary clinton attended the ceremony and offered support but says the united states expects karzai to crack down on corruption in his couny. >>> president obama is on his way back to the united states after wrapping up his tour of asia. we will stop in alaska to refuel before continuing on to the district. mr.obama met with the south korean president and they discussed punishment against iran for continuing the nuclear weapons projects. president obama says the latest measures will be developed over the next several week but is not giving specifics so far. >>> another big story we are following, the democrats' health care bill will likely face an early showdown on the senate floor. the latest bill would cover # 1 million uninsured americans an set up he can changes that would help people get an
FOX
Nov 25, 2009 10:02pm EST
was not born in the united states but rather came here as an immigrant from mexico. he went on to earn a doctorate in psychology and put that doctorate to work helping soldiers in service in the united states army. it was a life say his friends dedicated to helping others and a legacy his family will have to remember him by. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> more than eight years after the attacks of 9/11, new messages from that day have been released. a social activist group publicized the messages intercepted from pagers. they range from personal and emotional to official instructions. some may have played a role in action taken by the government like a message saying air force one was a target. keep in mind these were intercepted prior to 9/11 legislation authorizing overnment monitoring of messages between citizens. >>> the countdown is on. black friday sales just over 24 hours away. want to knowhow to score the best deals? our money team has you covered. >>> unemployment soaring, families forced out on to the streets. tonight we're taking you inside the effort to bring thanksgiving
FOX
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
afternoon. it is the worst mass shooting ever at a military base in the united states. military officials believe a major on the base, nidal hasan is the shooter. hasan is not dead as previously reported. >> he is currently in custody. and in stable condition. i say again, the shooter is not dead but in custody and in stable condition. >> there is going to be a lot of focus on maybe people that he spoke to. why some action wasn't taken. i don't don't doubt for a second there will be a lot of red flags floating around about this guy. >> meanwhile we are learning more about the man suspected in the shooting rampage. the mosque his son attended says the army psychiatrist did not seem an an extremist. he knew hasan for more than ten years and he was quiet and ten years and he was act you'vely looking for a wife through a program at the mosque. he says in the program application, there hasan listed himself as palestinian even though he was born right here in the united states. now, hasan does have ties to our area. jody smith is live with more on that and possibly what could have been motive f
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 10:30am EST
know. but some people are. some people are. i want to say as a united states senator that i reject that. this man's actions reflect on him. if we miss some signals about him that we should have known, great. but let's don't take this on a level that we should not. let's let's don't accuse people of give him a pass because he's a muslim. i don't think there's any evidence of that. >> schieffer: all right. senator reed, what's your thought on that? >> well, there are approximately 3,000 americans, men and women of the muslim faith who are serving in the army. they've been wounded. some have been killed in action i've been told. their record is one of service and dedication to the nation and selfless service. i agree entirely with senator graham, this is not about theology. this is about doing your duty as a soldier. also i think that we have to be careful not to leap beyond the current investigation. i think again what we will find is that someone who has deep psychiatric problems, they're not unique to the army, we've had terrible shootings in college campuses and office buildings and th
CBS
Nov 22, 2009 11:30am EST
, mainly that? >> john, this is a horrible mistake by holder. if you try him in a civil court in the united states in a criminal trial, the very first question is, were his miranda rights vie lated if -- violated? they threatened to kill his family and water boarded him 87 times. you can get john mccain to say one question, do you consider water boarding torture, yes. was my client water boarded 187 times was he tortured? yes. khalid sheikh mohammed tortured said john mccain. risking this having thrown out of the court? i don't know, would you throw it out of the court? this is a war crime he committed, not a crime in the united states against individual flat americans. >> why is obama letting it go by? >> i don't think they thought this through. this is an attorney general that is familiar with courtroom procedures. and he is examing this. suggesting that there is evidence that has not been presented. actually, they admitted his guilt before he was water boarded. and why should we be afraid to put the american trial system the stpwhorld it speaks -- the world? it speaks well at us. they lo
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 10:30am EST
in afghanistan, what will it be? >> it will mean, i think, greater security for the united states but the afghans have got to succeed and we've got to help them succeed. >> smith: senator levin, we thank you so much for your time this more than. we appreciate that. we'll be back in one minute. >> smith: joining us now to talk about the republican party former majority leader dick armey, dede scozzafava who is a moderate republican and former congressional candidate and ed gillespie former chairman of the republican national committee. the headlines out of the g.o.p. this week, this notion republican national committee considering a list of 10 principles. some have called them the g.o.p. 10 commandments which include things like support for the surge in afghanistan or opposition for instance to the obama health plan. as a candidate if you agree with the eight out of ten... with eight out of ten you'll get support from the national g.o.p., and if you don't you're out of luck. dick armey, is this litmus test a good idea. >> first of all it's not a litmus test. secondly it is being offered for consid
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 1:00pm EST
of care in united states. we do not need to see it sacrifice. martha: thank you. always good to have you here. trace: president obama is in china right now meeting today with his chinese counterpart, but it the world or the united states, rather, is the world's largest economy, why are we so much in debt and so dependent on china? and it has been a slang word for years, and as of today, it is officially in the dictionary. the internet term crown word of the year. pothole:h no...your tire's all flat and junk. oh, did i do that? here, let me get my cellular out - call ya a wrecker. ...oh shoot...i got no phone ...cuz i'm a pothole...so....k, bye! anncr: accidents are bad. anncr: but geico's good. with emergency road service. ding! trace: 43 minutes past the hour. we have new information and new pictures of a breaking story out of an arctic air. 100 tourist, scientist and journalists now on board a ship that a stock in the eyes. the foreign desk working very closely with our international affiliate's to gather details. they are telling us it is a russian vessel, and icebreaker rebuild as a
MSNBC
Nov 20, 2009 9:00am EST
attacks against the united states. does he have this kind of information for future terrorists attacks? will he provide that? is it worth going down the road of enhanced interrogation techniques to just get at what he might have or may have versus what we know we can already prosecute him for? >> let's deal with the concept of too dangerous to prosecute or the third class of prisoner. how do you begin and what is your respective thought? >> well, on the field of battle you have one set of rules and then capturing somebody and bringing them back here and prosecute them in a court. i think that's the model for how you handle these types of dangerous war criminals. but the fact of a trail it elevates at every level every principle we believe in. >> it creates a terrorists threat -- >> yeah, always a risk of that. but the reality is either they will be taken overseas in the military context or if we capture them we can bring them back here and handle it and win the verdict. >> and the evidence after waterboarding? >> it will not be suppressed. they will say this type of interrogation may n
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
for the nation. a lot of clouds in the eastern united states. we have a storm system in the pacific northwest and the mid section of the nation is fairly clear. here is a at the -- a look at the radar -- or whatever it is. 35 in wichita, cold conditions across the western states. here is your five-day forecast. high today 59 degrees. periods of rain and maybe a thunderstorm late today and tomorrow. omorrow we'll see gradual clearing, 62. saturday looks to be a decent day, 61 degrees. friday more clouds move in. precipitation late sunday into monday. that is a look at the weather. here is a look at traffic with julie wright. >> we're looking through the fog right now. outer loop from college park into silver spring through the thick fog, accident on eastbound 32, traffic remains heavy and slow across the potomac to the southeast- southwest freeway. crash for the entrance at the third street tunnel is now cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> it is 7:22 right now on this thursday morning. coming up next, could you go a whole day without complaining? -- is it even possible?
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 12:00am EST
of plans we have in the united states senate. i have a bill right now that i plan to offer as an amendment if the -- if the situation occurs that i can. and i would like to see health care reform. i ran on health care reform, and i would love to see appropriate health care reform occur. >> well, here's the problem. 39 republicans, including you, voted unanimously friday night not even to bring up the health care reform bill, and your party has been in power many years with reagan and later with george w. bush. you have controlled both houses of congress, and never did you do health reform. and now you go out there and complain and vote unanimously against the democrats, even bringing the bill up for debate. how can you defend your party, your party, on health reform when they never have done anything? >> well, i'm just -- i can only speak for myself, chris. >> well, you can't. you voted with your party. are you a republican, sir? >> yeah. >> well, your party. explain its positions over the years. over your years your party keeps waiting for the democrats. it's like in "peanuts." you wait f
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 3:00pm EST
no better friend than the united states. >> india will play a pivotal role in meeting the major challenges we face today. this includes my top economic priority. creating good jobs with good wages for the american people. so i believe that the relationship between the united states and india will be one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century. >> tonight's black tie affair on the white house south lawn in that structure is expected to draw 320 of washington and hollywood elite. and headlines the night's entertainment lineup, grammy winner jennifer hudson. nbc's norah o'donnell joins us live from washington. in terms of culture, is there a reason why the administration picked india? that maybe it means more to indians in terms of culture than, say, other countries? >> reporter: yeah. india, of course, the world's second largest or the world's largest democracy. the u.s. the other world's largest democracy. and so that was important. also because it's very important as a global economic power house. so that's one way -- that's one reason that the white house chose india to honor the
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00pm EST
for their service. president obama will announce his plans for the united states future in afghanistan on tuesday. the secret service might not be having such a happy thanksgiving to night. it is still trying to figure out how a northern virginia couple got into tuesday night's state dinner without an invitation. >> today, the polo playing winegrowing virginians may have looked the part, but they are accused of lying about being on the guest list. security is accused of letting them slip past. it was the hottest ticket in town. a who's who of hollywood a listless and washington each dot whittled down to one very exclusive guest list. even with a big house like the white house, there's only so many people that we can invite. and while they may have looked the part -- they were not on the list. but that did not keep the couple out, and neither did the secret service. >> they apparently were able to convince the security people back maybe they should be at this dinner. >> are arriving in s u b antril by cameras for a possible role in an upcoming reality show, this look right in and then pe for pictu
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 11:00am EST
this -- a lawless region in pakistan filled with people that caused a grave danger to us in the united states. we are taking you in sight of this terrorist strongholds. we have brand-new other kind -- undercover tape of acorn today. this film maker says that this video is different from all the others. we are just a few minutes away from the announcement from eric holder and what the government plans to do about the people that got us into this financial mess. we will take that live as soon as it begins. jon: workers are right now removing a crane from my house. harris faulkner knows why. >> i cannot tell you exactly why because i do not know what made it fell over -- fall over in the first place, but we are guessing that the tree was in the front yard, they were trying to remove it with a crane, but the tree was too big for the crane. you would think that they would do some physics before starting in on this. as the truck tipped over it turned in the direction of the house and kerplunk. look at the damage off to the side. the good news is that no one was hurt. they had people from the reliable g
ABC
Nov 15, 2009 11:00pm EST
cards. >> all of the transit systems and the united states need this. >> the unfortunate tragedy over the summer, and there is a lack of oversight. to an extent, the government can be involved. >> i think it might make us a little bit safer. i do not think it will speed anything up. >> it is silly, co-founded, and an excuse to grab more power. -- ill founded, and an excuse to grab more power. >> the spokesman told us that an agency would welcome with open arms of federal safety oversight. there are some republicans on the hill that have expssed concerns over the measure. they are waiting to see the actual proposal. >> turning out to our forecast after what was a picture-perfect day. warm and sunny out there. what can we expect when we wake up in the morning? he has a first look at what is to come. >> we have some fog on the way for the early morning hours. temperatures are holding in the low work to the middle 50's across the area. -- lower to mid 50's around the area. the fog should begin to left around 7:00 or 8:00. the winds will become calm, which will lead to the fog. we will tal
PBS
Nov 3, 2009 7:00pm EST
of the united states." investment strategist jim awad says that's a big vote of confidence. >> i think what he's probably saying is the economy has turned. in some cases that has not been reflected in the stock price. and therefore i'm going to move now because cyclically the economy has turned, secularly the economy is attractive, and this particular security, in my view is attractively priced and strategically well positioned. >> reporter: whatever the motive, some say it sends an important signal. >> i think if you are a young person, you think like warren buffett and you invest for a 10, 20, 30 year period. and this sends a message that probably the best brains in the country are optimistic about our future and you should be too. >> reporter: today's deal is the largest-ever for berkshire hathaway, but already wall street is speculating about buffett's next move. one expert thinks it will be in healthcare. a play on the nation's aging population. erika miller, "nightly business report, new york." >> susie: a short while ago i talked by phone with burlington northern ceo matthew rose. i beg
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 7:00am EST
fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> north korea has raised the threat to get the united states into direct talks. they say they have completed a process to make one atomic bomb. it comes as they demand direct talks. >>> and now in afghanistan, where karzai promises to root out corruption. after he was declared in election so tainted with fraud that his challenging dropped out. president obama personally called him. >> i emphasized that this has to be a point in time in which we begin to write a new chapter. he assured me that he understood the importance of this moment. but as i indicated to him, the proof is not going to be in words, it's going to be in deeds. >> the white house says despite the canceled election, the president's decision on troop levels could still be weeks away. >>> joining us with more on the situation in afghanistan is malu innocent from the catoe institute. good morning. good to see you again. >> good to see you. >> we enjoyed your analysis in afghanistan, we wanted to have you back to talk about the latest development. karzai again president for another five years.
FOX
Nov 17, 2009 6:00pm EST
across the united states. there has been a little bit in the part of the country where we have been watching this big storm. yesterday, where we had a lot of show snow -- snow showing up, not seeing the showers for st. louis, chicago, a couple of storms in the mix and in our area, a few of those clouds will get pushed up closer into our region. it looks like there are a couple of showers out there and they're the lightest of sprinkles, likely not hitting the ground. the air is still dry. as the lights go on, we'll see the clouds hanging around and call for a mostly cloudy time of it overnight, chillier in the suburbs, 45 degrees and the wind direction continues out of the northeast and tomorrow out of the east. it usually locks us in with temperatures around normal, 58 degrees under mostly cloudy skies for our wednesday. isolated shower, can't be ruled out and it will be light and most likely in the afternoon if we did see it. planning out your wednesday, mostly cloudy at 8 in the morning, 47 degrees and the sun is bright this time of the year. you want to see a few clouds in the mo
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 11:30am EST
in the united states? >> basically, you have 10% are unemployed, 10% are underemployed. secondly, jon, during this past week, there's been another pullback in the market. i agree with clarence. i really fear and maybe it's because of instinct rather than the hard knowledge, that we're gonna have another plunge down -- >> maybe it's your portfolio that you're worried about. do you have a lot of money invested in the market? >> immense amounts. >> immense amounts? i thought it was gold. >> that's what saved me. >> but everything else went down. >> what's your point? >> the point,and i spoke with pearlstein about this. he believes that the market now is a bubble, 50% run up since march. that is a bubble in his judgment, and i think he's right. >> this number is positive as it is. whether or not we're gonna see a durable sustained recovery here. one of the ironies is you look at the movement on health care reform. these are actual job killers because the amount of tax increases, we're facing monumental tax increases to pay for all of this on small businesses, which are responsible for creating 7
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 11:00am EST
to this week in defense news. i'm vago muradian. could the united states forget hard one technology developed in war time once the shooting stops? we will talk to one man who wants to stop the innovation evaporation. >>> first, much has been written about the sprawling national security system into an organization that is more modern and responsive. that is the issue of the national security reform since it was founded three years ago by the congress. to recommend how to change something so complicated when it is busy fighting multiple wars. earlier this week, president obama merged the security council and homeland security. security is mostly talk according to the executive director. he is the author of the steps that he believes will lead to real and immediate change for the better. jim, welcome back. >> it is good to be here. >> what are some of the things the president and congress and national security advisor can do right way to drive meaningful change? >> the president needs to layout the principles for the national security system is operating. it has never been done. he needs to st
CNBC
Nov 24, 2009 3:00pm EST
in the united states which is a public/private partnership i am joined live by dr. daniel vasella the chairman and ceo of novartis. to be the first in this highly competitive pharmaceutical industry, to have a cell-based vaccine plant in the united states you must feel like a proud papa? >> partially. we will only deliver flu vaccine in 2011 and more in 2013. so it is still some work to be done. >> no disrespect intended to the people of holly springs, north carolina, but why sneer you have a big presence in new jersey. a big presence in massachusetts. why north carolina? >> first of all, we knew north carolina because we were here with our ag business and mental health business and we knew we would be able to hire skilled people. there were benefits the state gave us out of that. the package of being business friendly, having incentives and having the skilled labor was very important to us. >> what will you do to try to get the fda to get this place approved and up and running as quickly as possible so that in the event of another pandemic in the near future it doesn't take so long to get a n
FOX
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
united states and possibly the southern atlantic united states later in the week. we have a temperature in d.c. as we to the graphics of 48 degrees in d.c. gaithersburg, 45. spre yike, 37. hagerstown, 52, not too bad there -- frederick, 37. we will see mostly sunny skies. some of the clouds will break up as they get here, i believe. do want to mention there are some spots of fog this morning here and there across the region. here is a look at the surface map. high pressure well in control here. wave got calm win. 'll have a calm day today. again, some clouds work in. but a good amount of sunshine factoring in as well. that will help warm us up. forecast for washingtofor today, we are looking for a high of about 73 degrees. not bad at all. it is 13 degrees above normal. five-day forecast, now, you will see out temperatures drop off tomorrow into the 1r0. mid-60s with a chance of some rain showers in the afternoon and evening. wednesday, mid-50s for your highs. chance of rain on wednesday as well. thursday, more sunshine, 58. that is about where we should be, # 2 on friday with sun. that
FOX
Nov 10, 2009 5:00am EST
-- or heavy rain across the southeastern united states with some areas of flooding being reported in particular in alabama. so the heavy rain is there. the eye of the storm as it is will cross oveas steve and gurvir said by the end of our broadcast today but the rain is already there. the wind is there as well as tropicastorm ida makes its way ashore. we'll talk more about that a little bit later. right now, here, closer to home, our current temperature here in washington as we go back to the graphics is 55 degrees. route, 80%. winds are calm. here is a look at the satellite- radar. tucker was showing you. this a lot of cloud cover across the eastern u.s. we were in the clear for the morning hours and then the clouds started to move in. it will just be cloudy. you might sea peek of sun here or there but for the most part, cloudy skies. some of that from the tropical storm system down it our south. here is the day planner for today. we had a couple of days in the 70s. that was nice. today, we fall back into the low and mid-60s which is still above normal so it will still be a mild
FOX
Nov 11, 2009 10:00pm EST
in the united states. the cdc now believes at least 4,000 americans have died from h1n1. that number is four times the previous estimate and includes deas from complications like pneumonia and bacterial infections related to the virus. the cdc says since april many millions of americans have come down with the swine flu. >>> caught on camera, the final moments of a maryland man's life before a deadly police shooting. dash cam video showing what went down after he was pulled over. >>> plus, a plane full of passengers ready for takeoff. so why did police escort the pilot out? the reason could make you uneasy. >>> a fox 5 investigation 911 dispatchers accused of putting the lives of police officers on the line. tonight we track down the woman in charge. why is she running from us? fox 5 news at 10:00 is just getting started. we'll be right back.  >>> we're following breaking news tonight from the west coast. boxer mike tyson has been arrested at los angeles international airport. he reportedly got into a fight with a photographer. tyson's spokeswoman says the boxer was traveling with
FOX
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
drink maker because of a pricing dispute. costco has more than 500 warehouses across the united states and abroad. >>> the market hit 13-month highs and there is good news from general motors. let's find out about both from chris cotter live from new york with our business beat this morning. a lot of folks on wall street are watching the dollar and what is happening there. a lot of folks at home, that might be overshadowed by what is happening with the s&p and the dow right now. >> yeah, it is a very interesting die magic here, steve. what you've got is of a -- dynamic here, steve. what you've got is the drr continuously being weighed down. most people would say that is a bad thing. many would say we need a strong ollar here for global financial stability but they didn't say when we needed it. most people think that is more lip service. for white rite now, what work for our economy and for the global economy is a weaker dollar for us. that way, our exporters and those american businesses doing business elsewhere actually have a better chance. the mcdonald's of the world, we are seeing
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 5:00am EST
't. before leaving china today, he met with the country's premier. the president says the united states' relation some with china is getting stronger. >>> in money news, most of us will spend about $700 on twist this is holiday. >> or can you do something el with all that cash. treat yourself to a holiday getaway. we'll show you some deals coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> next though, stranded by a sea of icele we'll update the situation with that cruise ship full of passengers. you are watching fox 5 morning news. ho ho the hottest toys, the flattest tv's. hot. flat . that's how you win christmas! boom! boom! boom! looking good sis! starts friday, november 27th, at 5am. get ready. i don't channel all of my insecurities into chrisas. i'll leave that to my sparkle sister. i'll be doing my shopping at a decent hour, at target's 2-day sale. huge savings on clothes and fancy home stuff. plus, i can still get the normal stuff, for normal people who aren't like... get there friday november, 27th at 5am or later. >>> vacation extended sort of for more than 100 people in russia. the cruise sh
FOX
Nov 30, 2009 5:00am EST
courageously by trying to help him. >>> did the united states miss its best chance to capture osama bin laden years ago? coming up next, we'll tell you how a new report says a decision by the u.s. helped bin laden escape. >>> a cup whole crashed the white house state dinner is making a bid to cash in but could they face criminal charges? you're watching fox 5 morning news. not only do they come with the best deals of the year, they come with the best coverage in america. you snooze you lose. hey! i'll take it! let the chevy red tag event begin. now during the chevy red tag event, get 0 percent apr for 72 months on most '09 models. see red and save green. now at your local chevy dealer. >>> the latest on a thanksgiving tragedy in florida. authorities are looking for 35- year-old paul mur he. je. he is accused of shooting and killing four of his relatives following thanksgiving dinner. investigators say there had been some ongoing resentment in the family but they're not sure what led to the murders. he is charged with four counts of first doug murder and two counts of attempted murder. investi
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